W E Anderson to Mr. Asamatsu Uno, 12 February 1946

W E Anderson to Mr. Asamatsu Uno, 12 February 1946

cc FG Shears Complaint File
12th February, 1946.
Mr. Asamatsu Uno,
Registration No. 12558,
Picture Butte, Alta. Dear Sir:
We are in receipt of your letter of the 1st February, 1946.
Your remarks have been carefully read and we can appreciate that the disposal of your property is a matter of personal concern. The sale of properties to the Director of Veterans' Land Act was carried out as part of a policy of liquidation outlined by the Canadian Government, and the prices obtained were on the basis of appraised valuations.
Your letter has been placed on our files so that your comments in regard to this sale will remain on record, but we can only advise you that the sale has been completed and that we are not in a position to consider any alternative in regard to this matter.
No rentals from your property were collected and credited to your account at this office, as McLellan and McCarter Limited, collected accruing rents and credited same against the amount owing to them under mortgage until 1st of January, 1943. The 1st January, 1943 was the sale date of your property, and all rentals collected after that date accrued to the purchaser of your property. According to the statement received from McLellan and McCarter Limited, rental payments collected for 1942 were $210.00 and this sum was credited to your account. We note your remark that from the 1942 berry crop on Lot 100, you were supposed to receive $150.00. We have, however, no record of any such agreement at this office.
In accordance with the Canadian Government's policy of liquidation all chattels found on your property of a saleable nature were removed and sold by public auction or by appraisal to the tenant. We are attaching hereto a statement of the sales made from which you will note that the net sum of $167.69 was derived. The balance of the chattels on the property were worn out, broken or of such low sale value that it was considered that the expense of moving them would be greater than could be obtained from their sale. These were therefore, abandoned on the property.
Filed against you at this office are the following debts:
The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd. $259.18
Chess Bros. Limited 150.00
B.C. Electric Railway Co. 4.28
Union Oil Co. Of Canada Limited 3.00
Please advise if these are correct, and if so, the Custodian will negotiate with them to ascertain what percentage of payment they would take in full settlement of the debts.
Yours truly, Administration Department.



W E Anderson to Mr. Asamatsu Uno, 12 February 1946


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